Administration: University

Office of the President

James (Jay) H. Barnes III, Ed.D. President
Ruben Rivera, Ph.D. Chief Diversity Officer

Office of the Provost

Debra K. Harless, Ph.D. Executive Vice President and Provost

Academic Affairs

Randall S. Bergen, Ph.D. Associate Provost of CAPS, Seminary, and the Graduate School
Diane L. Dahl, Ph.D. Dean of Health, Medical, and Social Sciences Division
Judith E. Landrum, Ph.D. Dean of Education and Ministries Division
Chad Osgood, M.S., ATC Associate Dean of Health, Medical, and Social Sciences
Bill Paxton, Ed.D. Dean of Business and Leadership Division

Admissions

Kate Gunderson, M.S. Director of CAPS, Seminary, and GS Admissions

Financial Aid

Jeffrey D. Olson, MBA Director of Financial Aid
Debra R. Cordova, B.A. Associate Director of Financial Aid
Laura B. Ellwanger, B.A. Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Marla J. Rupp, B.A. Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Library

Karen Dubay, M.L.S. Reference and Instruction Librarian
Lyndi Fabbrini, M.L.I.S. Reference and Instruction Librarian
Kent Gerber, M.L.I.S. Digital Library Manager
Rhonda Gilbraith, M.L.I.S. Associate Director/Collection Development
William A. Keillor, M.L.I.S. Reference and Instruction Librarian
Michael Mitchell, M.L.I.S. Reference and Instruction Librarian
Amy Reinhold, M.L.I.S. Materials Service Librarian
David R. Stewart, M.L.I.S. Director of University Libraries
Earleen J. Warner, M.L.S. Reference and Instruction Librarian

Registrar

Alissa Bigelow, M.A. Associate Registrar, CAPS, Seminary St. Paul, & GS
Diane Krusemark, Ed.D. Registrar

Student Life

David Broza, M.A. Director of Career Development and Calling
Kwai-Yung Carol Chang, M.S. Associate Dean for International Student Programs and Services
Kara Fifield, M.A. Director of Disability Services and Resources
Ryan T. Gunderson, M.A. Dean of Student Success and Retention
Miriam Hill, Ph.D. Director of Counseling Services
Elizabeth K. Miller, R.N. Director of Health Services

Administration: College of Adult & Professional Studies

Randall S. Bergen, Ph.D. Associate Provost of CAPS, Seminary, and the Graduate School
Kandice J. Bierle, M.A. Academic Quality & Assessment Manager
Diane Dahl, Ph.D., RN Dean of Nursing and CAPS-GS Health, Medical, and Social Science Programs
Nicolette L. Daniels, M.A. Program Director, Organizational Leadership
Laura Gilbertson, M.Div. Program Director, Christian Ministries
Ryan T. Gunderson, M.A. Dean of Student Success and Retention
Krista Hoekstra, M.A. Program Director, CAPS Nursing
Bailee Humphrey, B.A. Lead Administrative Assistant
Ross Jahnke, Ed.D. Dean of Academic and Business Operations
Judith Landrum, Ph.D. Dean of Education and Ministries Division
Mary Michener, Ed.D Program Director, Human Services and AA/AS Degrees
William W. Paxton, Ed.D. Dean of Business and Leadership Division
Molly Wickam, Ph.D. Program Director, Accounting, Business Management, and Finance; Director, Academic Resource Center

Business and Leadership Division

The business and leadership division oversees academic matters pertaining to the undergraduate programs in business and leadership.  Faculty members and academically qualified administrators are designated as program directors for undergraduate programs. 

Nicolette L. Daniels, M.A. Program Director, Organizational Leadership
Molly Wickam, Ph.D. Program Director, Accounting, Business Management, and Finance; Director, Academic Resource Center

Education Division

The education division oversees academic matters pertaining to the undergraduate programs in education. Faculty members and academically qualified administrators are designated as program directors for undergraduate programs.

Katie Bonawitz, Ed.D. Program Director, Special Education

Ministry Division

The ministry division oversees academic matters pertaining to the undergraduate programs in ministry.  Faculty members and academically qualified administrators are designated as program directors for undergraduate programs. 

Laura Gilbertson, M.Div. Program Director, Christian Ministries

Health, Medical, and Social Sciences Division

The health, medical and social sciences division oversees academic matters pertaining to the undergraduate programs in health, medical, and social sciences.  Faculty members and academically qualified administrators are designated as program directors for undergraduate programs. 

Diane Dahl. Ph.D. Dean of Nursing
Krista Hoekstra, M.A. Program Director, B.S. in Nursing (RN to B.S.)
Mary Michener, Ed.D. Program Director, Human Services
Jen Niska, M.A. Program Director, Senior Care Leadership & Administration

Department of Nursing

The department of nursing oversees academic matters pertaining to the College of Adult & Professional Studies nursing major.  Department of nursing faculty members are designated as program director and faculty advisors.  The faculty advisors in the nursing department deal with academic and professional oversight within the program; each cohort is assigned one faculty advisor.

Diane Dahl, Ph.D. Dean of Nursing
Krista Hoekstra, M.A. Program Director, B.S. in Nursing (RN to B.S.)